Billionaire Art Dealer’s Son Bashed Partner’s Head Against Wall In Drunken Rage At Knightsbridge Apartment – The son of a billionaire art dealer could face jail after he admitted banging his girlfriend’s head against a wall during a drunken row at his multi-million-pound Knightsbridge apartment. [stan]
Jeffrey Epstein Aimed To Seed Human Race With His DNA – Unnamed sources tell The New York Times about accused sex trafficker’s plan to have women inseminated with his sperm, birth his children. [rollsto]
Epstein Trial Will Have A Million Pages Of Evidence, Lawyers Tell Court – Prosecutors say it will include materials found on devices seized from the financier’s Manhattan mansion. [beast]
WhatsApp And Other Encryption Under Threat After ‘Five Eyes’ Demand Access – The newly installed U.K. Home Secretary, Priti Patel, has accused Facebook of frustrating the fight against terrorists and child abusers, with plans to extend the end-to-end encryption in use by its messaging flagship WhatsApp across the rest of its platform. [forbes]
Superb New Book Covers Incredible, Untold Story Of A Mother’s Battle To Get Her Daughter To 21 – Jenna Lowe passed away a few months shy of her 21st birthday, but she had already captured the nation’s hearts. Now her fearless mother is telling her story. [here]
Cambridge University Student Breaks Open Door Of Plane And Jumps To Her Death – A 19-year-old has broken open the doors of a plane, struggled past the pilot and a fellow passenger and leapt more than 1000 metres to her death. [newsau]
The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Is Canceled This Year, Model Shanina Shaik Says – Many have questioned the famous show’s place in the Me Too Era. [huff]
Hitler Wolf’s Lair Bunker Museum Plans Condemned As ‘Nazi Theme Park’ – In a remote corner of the Eastern Front, plans to restore the bunker in which Hitler spent the last years of World War Two have been met with concern that the Wolf’s Lair may become a “Nazi Theme Park” [nzh]
Wife Killer Rob Packham Heads To SCA To Appeal 22-Year Sentence – Convicted wife killer Rob Packham approached the Supreme Court of Appeal to have his conviction overturned. [n24]
Woodstock 50 Officially Cancelled – Woodstock 50 is officially off, multiple sources tell Variety. Vendors and stakeholders were notified this morning, July 31, that the beleaguered festival was not going on. The festival was originally scheduled for Aug. 16 through 18. [variety]
One Year On – What Has Changed For Zimbabwe Post Mugabe? – A year ago, with Zimbabwe’s longtime ruler Robert Mugabe out of the picture, the troubled African country seemed to have taken a turn for the better. [n24]
Spotify’s Big Bet On Podcasts Is Starting To Pay Off – Its podcast audience has doubled since last year [verge]
Prince Harry: ‘Unconscious Bias’ Feeds Racism. ‘You Can Only Be Taught To Hate.’ – In the issue of U.K. Vogue his wife Meghan Markle guest-edited, Harry says racism is influenced by “the way that you’ve been brought up, the environment you’ve been brought up in.” [beast]
A New Analyst Report Reveals The Next iPhone Could Have Stylus Support – On the heels of Apple’s fiscal third quarter earnings report, Citi Research shared a new report outlining its outlook based on the company’s results and what it’s expecting to see from the next iPhone. [busins]
Meghan Partners With Marks & Spencer’s – The Duchess of Sussex has announced that she is partnering with Marks and Spencer’s to launch a capsule collection of workwear to benefit Smart Works, a nationwide charity that helps unemployed and vulnerable women back into the workplace. Meghan has also teamed up with John Lewis and Partners, Jigsaw and close friend and designer Misha Nonoo. [hello]
How To Escape The ‘Hyperactive Hivemind’ Of Modern Work – Should ‘deep focus’ become a central pillar of workplace culture? [bbc]
‘The Lion King’ Becomes Fourth Disney Film To Cross $1 Billion This Year – Disney’s “The Lion King” roared past another box office milestone, crossing the billion-dollar mark after less than three weeks in theatres. [variety]
This Heartwarming ‘Toys For Chocolate’ Exchange Deserves Your Support – Millions of orphans and vulnerable children don’t get the chance to experience even the smallest of delights. You can change that this weekend. [here]
‘World’s Tallest Work Of Public Art’ To Land On Belgian Motorway – A 250-tonne steel arc twice as high as the statue of Jesus in Rio will stand over busy E411. [guardian]
The US Military Secretly Built An ‘Artificial Brain’ Called Sentient – Since 2010, American intelligence agencies have been developing a top-secret “artificial brain” military AI system that they named — seriously — “Sentient.” [fut]
Drink Up, Stoners – Big Alcohol is pouring billions into the drinkable marijuana market. But is that how anybody wants to get high? [verge]
Prince William And Kate join Google Camp Guests Tom Cruise, Katy Perry And Leo DiCaprio – For concert and dinner under the stars at ancient Greek temple ruins. [dm]
‘Formula 1: Drive To Survive’ Season 2 – Release date, plot, cast and everything you need to know about the F1 docuseries. [meaww]
Does ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’s’ Brutal Ending Go Too Far? – Fans and critics alike have been hotly debating the chaotic finale to Quentin Tarantino’s ‘60s-set fever dream. [Warning: Spoilers] [beast]
Lisa Marie Presley Inks Massive Deal For Bombshell Book About Michael Jackson, Elvis – Lisa Marie Presley is inking a blockbuster book deal to reveal “shocking” details about her ex Michael Jackson and a new perspective on her father, Elvis Presley, Page Six has exclusively learned. [p6]
Rihanna Sends Temperatures Soaring – In a lavender leopard lace bra for new Fenty lingerie launch. [dm]
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